Culture Leadership Charge – Make Your Values Measurable

By S. Chris Edmonds / September 17, 2018 / 2 Comments

Has your company or small business or division or team formally defined how you expect people to treat each other while getting their goals and tasks done every day? If not, you’re leaving the quality of workplace relationships to chance. Observable, tangible, measurable values are the foundation of a work culture where everyone is treated […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Culture Details Matter

By S. Chris Edmonds / September 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

Does your work culture allow – or even encourage – fear, intimidation, and humiliation? Or is your work culture based on trust and respect in every interaction? The problem is fear, intimidation, verbal abuse, belittling, and humiliation are very present in most workplaces around the globe today. The Workplace Bullying Institute’s 2017 survey found that […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – People Don’t Leave Leaders They Love

By S. Chris Edmonds / August 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

Two important studies were published recently. Both provide actionable insights for business leaders – of teams, of divisions, of small businesses, of companies, and even of multi-nationals. 24/7 Wall Street shared their “Worst Companies to Work For” list. They analyzed employee reviews on Glassdoor.com, a platform where thousands of employees have rated thousands of companies […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – The Perfect Storm

By S. Chris Edmonds / August 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

We’re in the midst of a most challenging time for leaders in businesses of all types – small businesses, divisions, companies, multi-nationals, and everything in between. It’s a “perfect storm” of leadership demands. Leaders of organization’s today are faced not only with evolving performance requirements with aggressive global competitors but with generations with widely differing […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Hire for Values, Train for Skills

By S. Chris Edmonds / July 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

What do you look for when hiring new leaders and team members for your organization? It’s very likely that you’re looking for the best fit – so you take one of two paths in the hiring process: * One, you focus on skills and accomplishments. You figure that if you can hire someone with the […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Drive Out Fear

By S. Chris Edmonds / July 2, 2018 / 3 Comments

How prevalent is fear in your workplace? Fear is an involuntary reaction prompted by a stressful stimulus. When we see a bear up here in our Rocky Mountain neighborhood, our hearts race, our breathing gets faster, and our muscles tense. Our bodies initiate a fight or flight response, trying to ensure our survival. Fear generates […]

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